Author archives: Melanie Monroe

  • San Diego Cake Smash Photographer

  • Mia is having her first birthday soon and to celebrate, her sweet Mama booked her a special photo session complete with a cake smash! We made sure to get Mom and Dad in lots of photos too! After a few photos around Balboa Park, it was time to get messy! We headed over to this colorful litt[...]
  • Birthday Party Photography San Diego

  • Birthday Party Photography An important aspect of birthday party photography is the ability of the photographer to communicate with the client and manage their expectations.  If you do mostly portrait work as I do, and that is what is shown on your blog/website/yelp page, it can be hard for a[...]
  • Magic Hour Volunteer San Diego Photographer

  • Last year a dear friend of mine tragically lost a child to cancer.  During December she told her friends and family that what she most wanted for Christmas was for her son's memory to be honored by acts of kindness.  In response to that request, I applied to be considered as a volunteer photographer[...]
  • Baby Sebastian is on his way!

  • I had the joy of photographing my friend, Bonnie, her husband, Christian, and their "firstborn," Rosco (the extra-miniature schnauzer) a few weeks ago for a maternity photo session at beautiful LaJolla Shores. Bonnie and Christian will be welcoming their first child TODAY! The birth of this precious[...]
  • Animeals | San Diego Pet Food Donations

  • Over the summer my girls and I organized a pet food drive for the Animeals program. Animeals delivers pet food for recipients of the Meals on Wheels program. This service was organized after Meals on Wheels volunteers discovered that many people were having to share their food with their pets becaus[...]